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My front driver side window got stuck on cold days. I won't be able to roll it down. The other 3 are working fine.
 

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yes mine gets stuck. I've had to open my door at fast food restaurants before.
 

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Here is a little trick to prevent that... Roll your window down and take Pam (yes, out of your pantry) and spray some in your window seal all the way around. Don't use butter flavor as it might make you hungry while driving and lead to obesity ;)

Do not force the window when that happens though, could damage the regulator.
 

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I've had the same issue in the extreme cold in the north east. It seems even the littlest ice prevents the window from rolling down. After I clear the ice out between the rubber and window it goes down.

Seems like the window mechanism is pretty weak if it can't overcome a little friction from ice.
 

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Mine did this this morning after sitting in 5 degree weather and covered in snow. I've never had any other car do this.
 

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I just spray a little bit of "silicone spray" between the glass and the out side gasket. Hopefully they won't stick together again. Its will be -7° later tonight in IA.
 

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Be careful trying to roll down window while it is stuck. It puts a tremendous load on the motor and could easily fry it. Moreover, the the cable that holds the window up stretches with time, and with windows being stuck, it stretches much faster.
 

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Be careful trying to roll down window while it is stuck. It puts a tremendous load on the motor and could easily fry it. Moreover, the the cable that holds the window up stretches with time, and with windows being stuck, it stretches much faster.
All electric motors in today's Hondas have thermal resistors built in so that when they start getting warm it cuts the power. You can damage the regulator though.
 

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My Ram 3500 did this, my Excursion and even my wifes new 2014 Grand Cherokee Diesel does it...sometimes ice gets the better of the molding and keeps you from taking the window down.
 

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As a general rule, I won't even try to roll my windows down when it's really cold. Only after the interior has had ample time to warm up and the glass is warm on the inside will I attempt to roll them down. The worst sound is that "pop" sound it makes when the window motor overcomes the ice bond. It can't be good for the motor. Same thing goes for the wipers. If I don't need them, I don't use them at all. I'd assume their motor is a bit more durable, but why risk breaking the motor just to clear a little fog or snow off the windshield.
 

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If your window is frozen shut, using the bottom of your palm, gently press on the window near the outside edges to break the ice that's holding the window in it's track. That should take care of your window being frozen. Also washing a vehicle in very cold weather (below 20 degrees) can cause everything to freeze up like that.
 

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My pass side window on my coupe is frozen. Parked it at work today facing Sun and will attempt to open at lunch time. Just so darn cold and car still has some snow and ice on it from Tues snowstorm. Drove my wife's CRV yesterday to work due to the toad mess
 

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My pass side window on my coupe is frozen. Parked it at work today facing Sun and will attempt to open at lunch time. Just so darn cold and car still has some snow and ice on it from Tues snowstorm. Drove my wife's CRV yesterday to work due to the toad mess
I hear you! Since the day I picked up my Accord from the dealer on Dec 14th, it has been nothing but snow, ice, salt and arctic temperatures. I can't wait for this winter to end!
 

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Just went out to car & the sun did melt the ice just enough to open my window. It's a balmy 14 degrees now in NJ with expected temps at or below zero into early next week. Guess our Mustang Vert will stay in garage sleeping for a while longer... Ha-ha
 

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Haha YES this happened to me a couple days after I bought the car when I was at the Taco Bell drive through window. It was frigid outside and I was so pissed that I couldn't roll down the window of my BRAND NEW car just to order some tacos.

Glad to hear it isn't just my car at least.
 
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